The December DOLCE Video Recording is Now Available!

Dear Faculty Colleagues,  Thanks to all of you who joined us at our December DOLCE (Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education) titled, “Online Discussions and Accessible Materials in Remote Instruction.” We enjoyed presentations from Dr. Marc Tancredi Facciotti from the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Genome Center, and Larissa Saco from the Department of […]

December 2020 DOLCE Invitation: Online Discussions and Accessible Materials in Remote Instruction

Dear Colleagues, On behalf of Academic Technology Services (ATS), I hereby invite faculty and graduate students to attend the December DOLCE (Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education) taking place this Friday, December 11th at noon PST via Zoom. This month we will feature a faculty speaker, graduate student speaker, and a question and answer session about […]

Trends from SITT 2020 | Part 5 of 5: Breakout Rooms

Lillian Jones, guest blogger for The Wheel, is the author of this series. Lillian is a doctoral student in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, studying Hispanic linguistics and second language acquisition. Her research interests include educational technologies, computer-mediated communication, computer-assisted language learning, and pedagogical applications of messaging apps and social media. In her free […]

The November Faculty Forum Video Recording is Now Available!

Dear Faculty Colleagues, Thanks to everyone who joined us this past Friday at our November Faculty Forum! This month’s topic, “Remotely Teaching with Collaborative Documents,” built on last month’s theme of promoting student engagement. Our discussion on collaboration was indeed collaborative in and of itself, featuring multiple faculty and staff voices who collectively brainstormed and […]

The November DOLCE Video Recording is Now Available!

Dear Faculty Colleagues,  Thanks to so many of you for joining us at our November DOLCE (Discussing Online Learning & Collaborative Education) titled, “Active Learning, Gamification and Content Mastery, and Multimedia Textbooks.” We enjoyed presentations from three faculty speakers: Dr. Dina Zhabinskaya, Lecturer in the Department of Physics; Dr. James Carey, Distinguished Professor of Entomology […]

November 2020 Faculty Forum Invitation: Remotely Teaching with Collaborative Documents

Dear Colleagues, This month our Faculty Forum will focus on a topic that builds on last month’s theme of promoting student engagement: Remotely Teaching with Collaborative Documents. We meet Friday, November 20th at noon PST via Zoom. This meeting will be recorded, with the video to be posted on The Wheel. Faculty Forums are informal, discovery-based conversations that present the thoughts of […]

Upcoming Webinar: Getting Started with the PlayPosit Analytics Monitor

Interested in making your instructional videos more interactive? Consider using PlayPosit, an online learning environment for creating and sharing interactive video lessons. As previously announced at SITT 2020, UC Davis has a new campus-wide license with PlayPosit that makes the service available at no cost to all UC Davis instructors.   If you have already been […]

Trends from SITT 2020 | Part 4 of 5: Multimodal, Multitasking

Lillian Jones, guest blogger for The Wheel, is the author of this series. Lillian is a doctoral student in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, studying Hispanic linguistics and second language acquisition. Her research interests include educational technologies, computer-mediated communication, computer-assisted language learning, and pedagogical applications of messaging apps and social media. In her free […]

November 2020 DOLCE Invitation: Active Learning, Gamification and Content Mastery, and Multimedia Textbooks

Dear Faculty Colleagues, On behalf of Academic Technology Services, I hereby invite you to attend the November DOLCE (Discussing Online Learning and Collaborative Education) taking place this Friday, November 6th at noon PST via Zoom. This event will be recorded, but we still hope you can join us synchronously! We have three speakers planned for Friday: Dr. […]